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Overwhelmed ...

Started this discussion. Last reply by soul Jul 19, 2017. 21 Replies

I am 8 weeks in and so emotionally overwhelmed with all that has to get done. I had a grief counselling session that was horrible... has anyone experienced this? He wasn't a man of faith and he…Continue


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soul replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Does anyone know of family grief camps .. "
Jul 22, 2017
soul replied to soul's discussion Overwhelmed ...
"Hi Boston,    I will check into that thank you. I am going to get the children and I into martial arts as a family activity soon, and start running with my 14 year old. I hope that will help us some in dealing with the tidal wave of…"
Jul 19, 2017
bostonguy72 replied to soul's discussion Overwhelmed ...
"Hey there, I hope you find a counselor that you can connect with. I found a Hospice counselor that I really connected with. Hospice is free, and are angels most have gone through what we have been through. Try walking/running that will help with the…"
Jul 19, 2017
Lablady replied to soul's discussion Overwhelmed ...
"You're welcome, soul. ((HUG)) However, just because he's a professor at the University, doesn't mean he's legit and has earned his needed credentials. Lots of cases of identity theft or scammers pretending to be someone…"
Jul 9, 2017
soul replied to soul's discussion Overwhelmed ...
"Thank you so much Imogen, it is truly one moment at a time... Im happy to talk to people here who have been through it and know the pain I feel and to see that others are making movement in their pain. It lifts me to do the same. I have not seen…"
Jul 8, 2017
soul replied to soul's discussion Overwhelmed ...
"Thank you Lady...yes I felt the same that he wasn't for real... but he is, he even teaches at the university. How crazy is that, teaching students of psychology. Sickened. .. I won't be paying the bill unless Im told I have to. You would…"
Jul 8, 2017
soul replied to soul's discussion Overwhelmed ...
"Thank you so much for your support and words... it truly lifted me reading everyones words of encouragement in a moment that knocked me to my knees.  I will keep posting here and I am also blogging to myself. I keep telling myself at the end of…"
Jul 8, 2017
soul replied to soul's discussion Overwhelmed ...
"Thank you ... it has turned me off wanting to seek professional help that is for certain. I am turning inward to prayer and letting my faith move me through this. Grief should never be shrugged off but considered a rite of passage. Our pain is so…"
Jul 8, 2017
soul replied to soul's discussion Overwhelmed ...
"thank you widow... hugs"
Jul 8, 2017
soul replied to soul's discussion Overwhelmed ...
"I know right... sighs)) his latest emails to me were even worse. I have never felt like socking someone before... but my goodness! ~ "
Jul 8, 2017
soul replied to soul's discussion Overwhelmed ...
"Thank you Barb... hugs~"
Jul 8, 2017
soul replied to soul's discussion Overwhelmed ...
"Thank you Miket, I agree it's on our own time... personally as hard as it is I want to accept the pain. Moving through the pain is moving through him... anyway I try to think it, doesn't seem to make movement in it easier. I have deep…"
Jul 8, 2017
soul replied to soul's discussion Overwhelmed ...
"Thank you everyone... your reply's on my being overwhelmed helped me feel not alone in my thoughts. I am very surprised he's allowed to practice, I would almost like to post his email messages to me. I have been a mess... and worse since…"
Jul 8, 2017
Miket replied to soul's discussion Overwhelmed ...
"So sorry you had to go through this. I am now seven months without my wife. I tried one on one grief counseling but it made no difference. Then I tried group counseling but there were hardly anyone there that lost a spouse. I was told to think of…"
Jul 8, 2017
Athena53 replied to soul's discussion Overwhelmed ...
"Darned good suggestion! (I'm not a lawyer, either.)  Who can get away with charging $700/hour for ANYTHING, let alone something that ends up making the situation worse?"
Jul 6, 2017
vintage56(barb) replied to soul's discussion Overwhelmed ...
"I would tell him "see you in court, buddy, I will tell the judge everything you said to me and we'll see what the judge thinks your session is worth." ((((hugsss Soul)))))."
Jul 6, 2017

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In moments I feel my faith will keep me strong and lead me through the pain. Then Im hit with the reality and Im suffocated in the very truth, that he's gone from our world. ~

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At 6:14pm on June 5, 2017, judy said…

Hi Soul,

Welcome to Widowed Village. I am very sorry for your loss, but happy that you found us. You will find caring, loving support and friendship here.


Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Ask here!  You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. Take a look at our Forum discussions where you'll find meaningful conversations taking place.  Come in the chat room which is available 24/7 to you.  I look forward to getting to know you and support you through your journey.


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